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  • DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom shares resignation email

    DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom sent Mayor John Rey the following email Friday to resign from her office, effective immediately:
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:04 am
  • Obamacare enrollment down to 7.3 million, administration says

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • House veterans divided on Syria measure

    WASHINGTON – The effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Obama reaffirms opposition to U.S. combat in Iraq

    TAMPA, Fla. – President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, des ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Sycamore council’s pay remains the same

    SYCAMORE – City Council members decided not to raise their pay at this week’s council meeting.State ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Sycamore codes now reflects medical marijuana law

    SYCAMORE – City code was amended Monday night to reflect statewide changes with medical marijuana legalization.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Sycamore seeks bids for tree-replacement program

    SYCAMORE – With dead and dying ash trees being cut down around the city, Sycamore is offering a tree-replacement program for interested residents and ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Obama’s Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Rauner questions medical marijuana program secrecy

    CHICAGO – Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wouldn’t have signed legislation creating Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot progr ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 approves fiscal 2015 budget

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 board members approved a budget for this academic year with a $3.1 million operating deficit, which is about $341, ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Rauner questions Illinois medical marijuana program secrecy

    CHICAGO – Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wouldn't have signed legislation creating Illinois' medical marijuana pilot progr ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

    WASHINGTON – HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security weaknesses that put users' p ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Video of lawmaker tirade resurfaces in Illinois House race

    DUQUOIN – A red-faced Mike Bost showed little restraint when he took to the floor of the Illinois House in 2012 and unleashed a furious rant about the ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Gay marriage, medical marijuana get past Washington gridlock

    NEW YORK – While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 am
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